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Do you prefer it over regular cork tape? Deda is my favorite, but the Fizik looks nice.
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i like it,

i dont use the stock gel though, i put some lighter "gel" tape under it
and this provides a nice padded bar. i find deda too hard though. the fizik
is grippier.
 

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Ride with a couple of guys that like the tape.

a bit too soft for my liking though. Deda tape paired up with the aluminum Newton bars,give just enough road feedback without being too harsh.
 

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The only thing I don't like......

DIRT BOY said:
Do you prefer it over regular cork tape? Deda is my favorite, but the Fizik looks nice.
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about this tape is that it doesn't cut smoothly when trimming. In addition the color doesn't got all the way through so when you make a jagged cut the white undercolor shows through.

Other than the asetetics, good tape.

Len
 

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The fizik tape is considerably thinner that traditional cork tape thus reducing the padding effect. I suppose you add the bar gel to offset that. It has a tacky feel to it. A plus is that stays much cleaner than cork in the lighter colors.
 

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DIRT BOY said:
Do you prefer it over regular cork tape? Deda is my favorite, but the Fizik looks nice.
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I just wrapped my first set of bars with it last night.

What I liked - feels pretty good, plenty of length (I cut more than 8" off as extra), un-perforated on the one end for tucking in the plugs, went on pretty easily.

What I didn't like - the softness allowed for some of the edges to curl up a bit on the overlaps, especially where I had to go back a couple of times around the shifters.

We'll see how it rides, it seems nice enough, whether it's nice enough to supplant my favorite (Deda) or not, time will tell.
 

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rossb said:
I didn't like it - much too thin. When in the drops, it felt like I was gripping pencils.
yeah, it would. I think the best bet is to use these with their gel kit (or someone else's). I definitely like my bar gel kit.
 
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